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Winnebago Tribe still fighting back a year after raid on reservation


February 5, 2019

More than a year has passed since federal agents raided the Winnebago Reservation in Nebraska in what tribal leaders have called on attack on their sovereignty.

On January 30, 2018, nearly 50 agents from the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms converged on the offices of Ho-Chunk Inc., the Winnebago Tribe’s economic development corporation. They confiscated almost $1.5 million worth of cigarettes owned by the company.


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